Events Oaklands Historic House Museum

Tombstones at Twilight

As the sun sets and darkness falls, walk among the final resting places of thousands of Murfreesboro’s citizens. Hear their stories and learn about Murfreesboro’s unique past! This exclusive tour offers the visitor a rare opportunity to learn about the history of Murfreesboro while experiencing the Evergreen Cemetery after dark! Dr. James Maney, owner of…

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Ar-“Beer”-etum Wetlands & Gardens Tours

Join Oaklands Mansion’s Special Events Representative and Master Gardener, Connor Moss, for a unique experience on the grounds of Oaklands Park. Make plans to schedule your tour to explore the former grounds of this historic plantation, now open as a public park. Along the way you will find multiple beer sampling stations provided by Murfreesboro’s…

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Bridal Pop-up Market at Oaklands Mansion

In conjunction with the 9th Annual Wedding Dresses Through the Decades Exhibit, Oaklands will host a bridal market. If you are planning a wedding or newly engaged, this is a fun way to kick off your bridal plans. The bridal market will take place in the Cottage at Oaklands on Saturday, February 22, from 1:00 until…

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Now accepting craft vendors for Oaklands Holiday Marketplace

Great holiday shopping back for a third year… For 36 years, Oaklands Mansion has hosted its candlelight tour of downtown Murfreesboro homes and churches. This year, in conjunction with tours of beautiful historic residences, Oaklands will host its Holiday Marketplace! A selection of local artisans and craftspeople from around Murfreesboro will feature their wares including handmade soaps…

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Be a Sponsor of Oktoberfest at Oaklands Mansion!

If you are looking for new and creative ways to promote your business, we have the perfect solution! Oktoberfest at Oaklands Mansion, gets great coverage for its sponsors! Your business will be mentioned on the museum’s social media pages, on oaklandsmansion.org and listed in press releases sent to multiple media outlets. Oktoberfest 2019 will be Saturday, September…

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Join us for Free Day!

FREE!  It’s not often that we can offer free admission to the elegant mansion.  Mark your calendars now to spend Saturday, May 11th at Oaklands Mansion for “Free Day.” Free Day is sponsored in part by J. Mullins Jewelry & Gifts. Dr. James Maney and his wife Sallie Hardy Murfree began their plantation with the…

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Author of “How to Weed Your Attic: Getting Rid of Junk without Destroying History” to Speak at Oaklands Mansion

On Thursday, November 8, 2018, at 2:00p.m. Oaklands will host local author, Lucinda Poole Cockrell, as she discusses How to Weed Your Attic: Getting Rid of Junk without Destroying History, which was co-authored with Elizabeth “Wiz” Dow. This event will be held in the Front Parlor of Oaklands Mansion. After the author talk, Mrs. Cockrell…

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